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Neverwhere was a BBC miniseries, later adapted into a novel and then an audio drama, written by Neil Gaiman. The story is a modern fantasy where hero Richard, stopping to help a wounded girl named Door on the street, is forced into the hidden parallel world of London Below.

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What happened to the Trojan prologue in Neverwhere?

I used to have a copy of the book version of Neverwhere. It was the first or second edition that came out just after the original series broadcast. The book had a prologue in which Croup and Vandemar ...
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Does everyone in Door's family have the same power as her?

In Neverwhere, the character Door has a magical ability with doors - either opening existing ones without needing a key, or (apparently) creating portals of her own such as when she first finds ...
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Why did Door open a door to Richard?

Near the start of Neverwhere Croup and Vandemar have cornered Door. She uses her powers to open a door in a wall using the last of her energy. The relevant quote is 'If it's the last door I open' ...
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Where did the Marquis De Carabas get the Token?

The token is a small figurine, which is In "Episode 4, Black Friars", (iirc) we see the Marquis ask Old Bailey what the token is. But I do not recall seeing the Marquis get it in the first place. ...
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Neverwhere- Does Door fit the profile of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl?

A friend of mine was a few dozen pages into Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, and refused to read anymore if Door was going to be nothing more than Richard's Manic Pixie Dream Girl. His arguments were ...